Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 00:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||157° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.58 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 23.7"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 47.4"||945.12 mi||west||0° 06' 39.2"||7.63 mi||north||945.45 mi|
|24 hours||14° 03' 37.3"||923.06 mi||east||3° 10' 26.3"||218.27 mi||north||956.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Fri 2:04 PM||371 km||231 miles||201 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Fri 2:04 PM||888 km||552 miles||479 nm|| E|
|Alofi||Fri 1:04 PM||1269 km||789 miles||685 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Sat 2:04 PM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm|| WNW|
|Fakaofo||Sat 1:04 PM||1751 km||1088 miles||946 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Sat 1:04 PM||1837 km||1142 miles||992 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Sat 2:04 PM||2241 km||1392 miles||1210 nm|| N|
|Suva *||Sat 1:04 PM||2502 km||1555 miles||1351 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Sat 12:04 PM||2704 km||1680 miles||1460 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Fri 12:04 PM||2890 km||1796 miles||1561 nm|| NW|
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